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Lowertown, Saint Paul, MN
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Lowertown Landing is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and rejuvenation of the Lowertown historic district of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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  • Mears Park 221 E 5th St Saint Paul, MN (map)

CONCRETE AND GRASS LOWERTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL WILL BRING THREE DAYS OF FREE MUSIC TO MEARS PARK

Saint Paul, MN – August 11, 2014 – The eighth annual Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival will return to Saint Paul’s beautiful Mears Park Thursday, September 4 through Saturday, September 6. The free, three-day festival welcomes music lovers of all ages and celebrates our community’s multi-dimensional musical tastes. Please note there are some open slots on the schedule below.  The full schedule will be announced soon.

Concrete and Grass serves as the launch of the fall performance season for The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, the Ordway and the Schubert Club, and showcases other groups from the Twin Cities’ diverse musical scene. Food, wine and beer from restaurants in the Lowertown Entertainment District will be available in the park during weekend.

Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 4

7:00 p.m.  The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Chamber Ensemble performing Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat

8:30 p.m. TBD


Friday, Sept. 5

5:00 p.m.          Prairie Fire Lady Choir

6:30 p.m.          Salsa del Soul presented by the Ordway

8:30 p.m.          TBD


Saturday, Sept. 6

4:00 p.m.          Ancia Saxophone Quartet presented by The Schubert Club

5:30 p.m.          Minnesota Opera

7:00 p.m.          McNally Smith College of Music

8:30 p.m.          TBD

Concrete and Grass is made possible with the support of the Lowertown Future Fund (LRC) of The Saint Paul Foundation and the Saint Paul STAR Program. Thanks to sponsors: the Arts Partners, McNally Smith College of Music, The Lowertown Entertainment District (LED), Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 89.3 the Current and Classical Minnesota Public Radio.

The Arts Partners include the Ordway, Minnesota Opera, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Schubert Club.

More information at www.concreteandgrass.com

Earlier Event: August 9
Lowertown Guitar Festival
Later Event: September 5
Food Truck Fridays @ the Union Depot